2781. kérion
Strong's Concordance
kérion: honeycomb.
Original Word: κηρίον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: kérion
Phonetic Spelling: (kay-ree'-on)
Definition: honeycomb
Usage: a honeycomb.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kéros (wax)
Definition
honeycomb.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2781: κηρίον

κηρίον, κηρίου, τό (κηρός wax), from Hesiod and Herodotus down, honeycomb: κηρίον μελισσιον, a honeycomb (still containing the honey), Luke 24:42 R G Tr brackets (1 Samuel 14:27; Proverbs 16:24; Proverbs 24:13).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
honeycomb.

Diminutive from keos (wax); a cell for honey, i.e. (collectively) the comb -- (honey-)comb.

Forms and Transliterations
κηρία κηρίοις κηρίον κηρίου κηρός
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